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WATERBTJRY EVENING DEMOCRAT. FRIDAY, MAY 20, 1904.
0 I IN SUPEMOU COURT. divorces Among the Cases That Were Considered To-Day. The divorce petition of Mrs Fannie OH. Scranton against Minot Scranton iWas denied by Judge Robinson at short calendar in the superior court to-day. !Mrs Scranton alleged intolerable cruel ty and the evidence she produced in eupport of the allegation did not satisfy the court as sufficient to grant the petition. Yet this evidence in 'the opinion of the court showed absolute neglect on the part of the defendant to maintain his family. It showed that he was wholly indifferent to their needs and that so long as he could loll around all day, chew tobacco and have a swig of hard cider, he was satisfied. His wife and children would have starved, the evidence "showed, were it not for the assistance they received from the plaintiff's folks. Such was tne evidence, and that, according to the statutes, is not ' intolerable cruelty. Mrs Scranton lives in Cheshire. An additional order of notice of pub lication was allowed in the ex-parte divorce suit of Emma . against John Stenson. Desertion is alleged in JihH case. Some seven or ten years ago the defendant is believed to have shipped to New Zealand or Australia, and whether his ship was lost or what be came of him is a mystery. At all rents nothing has been heard from him since. ' The motion for a hearing in the de murrer to the defendant's answer in txie suit of John P. Fitzgerald against the Scovill Manufacturing Co went over to next "week by agreement. The only motion argued concerned the suit ' of Walter H. Holbrook against Her bert S. Kowland et al, trustees for the tSrook Manufacturing Co, which is in process of dissolution. In this matter the amount of damages asked is $15, ',000. The contention is a peculiar one CI UU M II V Ul V VV 1 H C f,lU(lt VJ, Briefly it is this: Mr Holbrook sold a quantity of eyelets to certain shoe manufacturers after an agreement be tween him and the Brook Co that the latter would be responsible for any claim for damages that might arise through Imperfections in the goods. Claims were made upon nim and he therefore set about entering1 suit, but whom to sue he was in doubt, because - meanwhile the Brook Co had applied for a receiver and Mr Rowland and others were appointed trustees, and the court allowed four months for the filing of all claims against the company. Attorney Bronson,' counsel for Mr Holbrook, entered suit against the .trustees, and Burpee and Carmody, counsel for Mr Rowland, claim it is the company that should have been ;' sued as that concern was still In life i and shall be until it ceases to exist bj I order of court. But the four months allowed by the court for 'the filing' of claims having expired long ago, the claim Is set up that it is too late to sue the company now. Decision was reserved. r Assignments for next week are as follows: Tuesday, Benjamin and Ben jamin and wife and Ann Mayhew vs the Connecticut Railway and Lighting Co, and Charles A. vs Clara Sprague. a ' contested divorce; Wednesday, John M. Wells vs the town of Woodbury, and Joseph Seidel vs the same; Thurs. day, Charles McHugh vs the Connecti cut Railway and Lighting Co. The case of Max Belner vs Jacob Mussler has been withdrawn. The suits of Wells and Seidel against Wood bury promise to be extremely long cases. The first is over a change of grade in the highway and the second ' for Injuries and death on the highway. Attorney O'Neill, counsel for the plain tiff in each case, Informed the court that he will have at least twenty-two witnesses and that he had heard the t defense will have thirty-five. . CITY WORKMEN DIGGING OLD RINK SITE A force of city laborers are at work to-day excavating in the old rink build ing lot at the corner of Grand and Bank street. They are digging after gravel and paving block for use on toe public streets. ,If they find any de sirable material it will pay to-do the work, and whether they do or not, Whittemore will be In something, for he will get the cellar dug out. Good road stuff Is getting scarce in the thickly settled parts of Waterbury and In the near future it will be almost as cheap to pave streets with vitrified brick as to top dress them with gravel hauled from the - outskirts. And the city will be fortunate to get it for the haullng-It is thought that after a few years tntreet department will have to pay. for every load of material it needs; This is one reason why tue de partment of public , works hesitates about letting out the making of new Streets by contract. The contractor disposes of the material in the most Sonvenlent spot he can find, while un er the other plan as much of It as is fit for top dressing is carted onto near by roadways, thus making a great sav ing to the department. t fcfmorl thnt the dieeing in the lot will not deter the city officials from endeavoring to secure the nse of the place for band concerts. A stand I could be erected in one side of the t tract for the musicians and spectators ;would have lots of room on tne ouismo tf the big fence. This would give the public an oportunlty to enjoy mu- elc without treading aown ine grass on the green.- THE GEORGIA MAGNET ( I IS IN TROUBLE Troubles have begun to pile up on the "Little Georgia Magnet" or Miss Annie Abbott or Mrs Baylor, her mar ried name. Yesterday her piano was seized by an attachment. The piano was purchased on the Installment plan and failure to keep iip the pay . ments resulted In the attachment, which was Issued in favor of the Wa terbury Music Co. The piano is now In cold storage and will be held there until the attachment is released or the matter compromised. The suit against the "Magnet" by her drassmaker, Mrs Abbie S. Cooley of- Cherry street, was transferred 'p. jfew; days ago from the court of com mon pleas in Bridgeport to the local ; city; court. This suit is to recover a bill 'of $25 for. the dress in which the ! magnet expected to make her initial I iappearance at Jacques some time ! i asro. The dress did not meet her ex- pectations, she claimed, notwithstand- I Ing that it had a train nve yards long ( and was quite a brilliant affair. She gave one or two performances behind j the scenes at Jacques to see how it would work, or how she could work in i but it didn't go and she returned ; it to the maker. Then followed the customary scene between dressmaker j end theatrical client and the suit was the result. CARPENTERS STRIKE. Talk ef Forming Co-operative Build ing Corporation Go3 Merrily on --ie great army of carpenters that hung around the headquarters pending an adjustment of the strike situation is no longer in sight, and at the pres ent time the place looks more like the office of a big building establishment than a meeting place for workmen. Every man who cared to leave town has secured employment at anywhere from 50 cents to a dollar more than they had been receiving, here; others have picked up jobs about town and are up to their eyes in business, and half a dozen more were in the rooms this morning perfecting plans for a co operative building corporation. Already they have received propositions from several people who want to give tuem work, one man presenting a set of plans for a big tenement block and re questing the committee to figure on it. The men are enthusiastic over this new departure and expect to have things in running order in a short time. Two communications were received this morning from out of town persons Inquiring if any more men are availa ble. It was said to-day that a few of the union men had1 returned to work, but the men at headquarters said that they knew of but one, and this did not surprise them. They appear to take a philosophic yiew of the situation and admit that in an organization of sev eral hundred , men nobody should be surprised to learn that a few would desert the ranks In a test such as is now on. Two out of town carpenters came in last night, but they left to day. Nobody knows who brougut them here and it is not known why they made such a short stay. Things are not being rushed anywhere and some of the wise heads think thaj; after a time the bosses and the men will see things in a better light than they, have been able to do so far and bridge tne trouble in some way which will start things going for the summer. But the bosses don't talk that way. They speak like men who mean to continue along the s lines already mapped out, come what may, and if this be so there is no use talking of a settlement, for the men are just a3 stubborn as the bosses. ' LYNCH WINS ELECTION. Re-elected by Big Majority Bram wood Also Goes in Again. Indianapolis, Ind, May 20. The Star to-day sayst The present admin istration of the International Typo graphical union was endorsed by the membership of the craft in Wednes day's election and James M. Lynch was re-elected by a majority of 3,000 to 5,000. J. W. Bramwood was elect ed to succeed himself as secretary by a majority, estimated at between 12. OuO and 15.000. CLailep E. Hawkes of Chicago, once vi':e-prfs?dent of the organization, op pose! Lynch, and in the larger cities, Cincinnati Washington,' Indianapo lis, New York, Philadelphia, Boston and others, he either" defeated Lynch or was outvoted by a small majority. In the small locals, however, Lynch was'suported heavily. The union num bers 46,000 men at present CO G GLEE CLUB WON ROUNDS OF APPLAUSE Co G scored quite a hit in the parade in Hartford yesterday. The hit was due In part to their fine marching ap pearance and in part to their fine sing ing. At various places along the line of march, where the company was halted, the members of Co G enlivened the occasion with much music 'of a fine nature. There is nothing which cheers the heart iof a tired soldier or one who is not tired, more than the sound of music. Co G has a glee club, iri it are a. number of singers, who possess fine voices. They received their first public ; trial yesterday. Wherever the company sang yesterday it won the hearts of the people nearby and was received with much applause. On one place on Main stret the com pany had to respond to half a dozen encores. As the company departed there was a waving of hats and hand kerchiefs land a loud cheering. And so it was wherever the company halted. On one of the avenues near the Capitol the military companies halted for 'a long time. The members of Co G began to sing several songs, such as ''My Blue Bell," "Mister Moon," "Meet me in St Louis, Louis" and was greeted with much aplause from the occupants of the verandas of the private resi dences nearby. Finally they sang "How Dry I Am." The last strain of this song had hardly died away when the women occupants of one of the houses appeared upon the scene with arms filled with bottles of foaming ale. The boys received a royal treat and it was much appreciated. Three cheers and a tiger were given to their generous benefactor. , NEW REMBRANDT PICTURE FOR BRONSON LIBRARY The Bronson library ha"s recently re ceived from the Tuesday club (an inner circle of the Woman's club), a large ijuuwgrapn ox KemDranat's portrait of himself known as "The Officer." The original painting from which this is taken is considered one of the best of Rembrandt's portraits, and Is among the noted pitcures in the gallery at The Hague, t It has especial interest also, as the first of the long series of portraits of himself which Rembrandt painted every year of his life, from youth to old age. v The photograph la an unusually fine one, and is handsomely and appropri ately framed. Jt hangs in the reading room of the library, where it ; add3 much to the attractiveness of the room, and is greatly appreciated as an evidence of kindly Interest on the part Of the Tuesday club. INDEPENDENT CONCERN GOES U0T OF BUSINESS New York, May 20. The v Indepen dent Booking agency, ,-' formed two years ago to oppose the syndicate which controls practically all the lead ing theaters east of the Roeky moun tains, has been dissolved. Only three of the principals remained and only one of them having gone out of the syndicate within a few days, it be deemed best to formally dissolve the association. Papers to this end were signed and the Independents will here after look after their booking as individuals. HEAVY FINE FOR BERGER. The Man Who Refused to Have His Scales Sealed. No mercy was shown to Joseph Ber ger of Riverside street, collector of rags, at to-day's session . of the city court. He was charged with Interfer ing with the sealer of weights and measures in performing his work and with resisting the police officer who arrested him. Mr Fagan, sealer of weights and measures, told of meeting Berger on Charles street the other morning and of asking him for his scales so that he might seal them. Berger first said he didn't have any scales with him, the he stated that he had the scales, but didn't want them sealed, as he had another pair which he -was going to use in the future. Mr Fagan insisted, however, and Berger showed the scales. Before they could be sealed, however, he whipped up his horse and drove away. The sealer of wreights and measures went after him. A lively chase ensued. Mr Fagan lost sight of his man on Riverside street, near the hospital. The weights when examined were found to be one pound sny. Officer Iliekey told' of arresting Berger at his home yesterday. Berger resisted arrest. Judge" Burpee Inflicted a fine of $5 and costs for interfering with the sealer of weights and a fine of $20 and costs for resistance. The fines, amounting to $32, were paid. Patrick McDonald, an old veteran of the civil war, who is rather deaf, transferred the G. A. R. celebration in Hartford yesterday to this city. He was found sitting on a sidewalk on Wolcott street last night at 12:30 o'clock by Officer Cronan. He was very drunk. fine of $5 and costs was inflicted. The same fine was im posed upon Andrew La Pine, charge I with drunkenness. A charge of ' the same nature against Jerry Lawlor was settled for $5. The case of William Fogarty, ths trolleyman, charged with non-support of his wife and child, was nolled, ai agreement having been reached ; be tween, the parties concerned. . THE BOAT OVERTURNED. And Three Men Were Drowned in the Merrimac River. Concord, N II., May 20. Three workmen were drowned by the upset ting of a boat in the Merrimack river at Garvin's Falls, five miles south of this city early to-day: One of the men was Eli White and the other two were Italians whose names were not known by their fellow employes Four laborers were crosing the river on their way to their place of employ ment when the boat was overturned. White and two of the others could not swim, apparently and sank . The fourth man was able to keep afloat idnd was saved. - ' The men were employed by con tractors in constructing a new dam at the falls. The fatality is tne second of the kind since work on the dam was begun. White had been here but a. short time and nothing is known as to his home' or relatives. The Italians were designated by numbers only. DON'T PAY A CENT. Attorney General King's -Advice in the Atwood Suits. Willimantic, May 20. In discussing the suits brought by Atwood against administrators and executors who have neglected to file inventories, At torney General William C. King said to-day that he feared that many who had been sued might get frightened and accept an offer to compromise, and, for that reason alone, he did not know but that it would be advisable to call an extra session of the general assembly and pass an act which would dispose of all the suits. He said that there was no reason why any defend ant should pay a cent In settlement of the suits, as the cases could be hung up until the regular session of the gen eral assembly next January when proper legislation could be enacted.; NINTH'S REUNION. Regimental Association Elects Col onel Healey President. The Ninth Regiment association held a reunion yesterday morning, in a tent especially set aside for the pur pose on Bushnell park, Hartford. Sixty-five members weer present. Colonel J. G. Healy of New Haven was elect ed president; Colonel Richard Fitzgib bons of - Bridgeport, vice-presient; M. P. Coen of Naugatuck, secretary and treasurer, and Rev William J. Slocum of. Waterbury, chaplain. A unanimous vote of thanks was passed to the committee on, the monument re cently erected to the regiment in New Haveru The history of the . regiment, by Thomas Hamilton Murray.of Boston has just been completed and copies are ready for distribution. . GOING OUT OF BUSINESS AT ONCE New York, May 20. On the advice of a committee of creditors, the whole sale dry goods firm of Sweetzer, Pem bi'ook & Co will go out of business at once. The directors of the company recently decided to slowly liquidate its affairs ana named a committee of cred itors to assist. -The latter have recom mended steps to close the concern's business immediately and this will be done, the huge stock being put up at auction. Goods are on hand valued at 1,200, 000, and the sale will make one of tne largest of its kind ever held here. The company has been in existence half a century. , Pensions in America. There are now 999,443 pensioners in the United States, at an annual cost of $140,000,000 and an aggregate ex penditure of $3,000,000,000. Tne United States now pays more pensions on ac count of -a war ended 39 years ago than France spends in support of her army. ' Models of Sobriety. Throughout the townships of Mearley, Milton, Henthorn, C61d coates, Twiston and Woraton, all in the vicinity ' of Clitheroe, not a single individual has been convicted of drunkenness for ten years. Tit Harding's 72-74 South Main st, Telephone O. Oil Cooking STOVES rAn Extra Heavy and Warrant fed Steel , Tank Oil Stove, two 3 inch wicks, 75c. An Extra Heavy and Warrant ed Steel Tank Oil Stove, four 3 inch wicks, $1.65. , A Two Burner (4 inch wicks) Iron Tank Oil Stove, $1.10. N i ' J rA Three Burner (4 inch wicks) Iron Tank Oil Stove, $1.65. A Two Burner Wickless Blue Flame Oil Stove, $4.50. A Three Burner Wickless Blue Flame Oil Stove, $6.25. The Best Is none too good for you. Order your winter supply of us now while the price is low and you will be sure to get the best. John McEIlIgott: With Fitzpatrick & Glos ter's, No. 60 South Main St. Telephone connection, v Now, Ladies. I am ready to place your Fur Garments in cold storage and insure them against moths and fire at a small cost. Telephone and' I will call. ) TELEPHONE No. 147-5. L, TRUDELL, V PRACTICAL FURRIER. j : v 103 So Maitt St John Saxe, Florist; Pansies ! Pansies ! Pansies ! Best in the State. 25c a Dozen. Hardy Forget-Me-Kots, 50c a Dozen. 205 SOUTH MAIN ST. x DR MALONEY. Cfffce: Citizens Bank Building, North Main Street. Diseases of Eye. Office hours 8-11 a. m.; 2-4 and V-6'JSO p. m. OFFERS TO SETTLE. Signs of Grief in the Atwood Get-Eich , - ' -.,' QuicK Scheme. Hartford, May 20. It is very evi dent tiiat the Atwood get-rich-guick scheme is on the way to grief. The first sign of discomfort was when these offers of settlement for $150 be gan to appear. But more .has develop ed since. Yesterday one of the sued parties in this city received notice that the suits against him had been with drawn. The manipulators had appar ently found that in that case Judge Freeman had managed matters so that there was no case to prosecute. It is the belief of good lawyers that not a suit in this probate court can be suc cessfully prosecuted and that every dollar intimidated out of the threat ened persons here will prove money thrown away. ,- , They are advised to stand their ground and let the suing party walk into the trouble that is ahead. The costs are $10 in each suit and these will all fall on the prosecutors. They cannot collect here because Judge Freeman extended the time for filing the inventories before the. suits were brought., He caught on to the suspi cious circumstances and formally granted extensions of time., and those extensions were granted af ter the spies had secured their evidence, but before they had begun v legal proceedings. Ac cording to competent legal authority, it will be money thrown away that is spent in 'settlement. . This situation is interesting but it grows steadily more agreeable for the executors and less. so for those who "have been at so much trouble to scare them. - r ' COKE OVEN tO COST MILLION DOLLARS - Chicago, May 20 Ground has been broken at South Chicago for a gigantic coke oven, to cost $1,000,000, and the first of its kind ever established out side the anthracite regions of Pennsyl vania. The Semet Solvay Co is he hind the enterprise. Many experiments in coke production have been' made out side the anthracite fields, but always with Indifferent success. - It is not known what coal will be used in the new ovens. . The Roid & Hughes Dry ' Goods Co TELEPHONE 410. omo o Found at our Trimming and Notion Counter. Cotton Faggotting in 1, 2 and 3 rows, white, light blue and pink, suitable for yoke and collar trimmings, ' ' " At 10c to 2 a yard Woven mercerized faggotting . in black, and ""white, . ' r . At jc to ljc.a yard Steel and black spangled' Band, Medallion and Scroll v design dress trimmings, also a complete line of black and colored silk and cotton drop ornaments. Handsome designs in Girdle sets and separate buckles in Colonial stripe, buckles in Gilt, At 2c to $1 each Sets, buckles and back piece Colonial Stlye- Gilt1 and , "" and Oxydized, .. facto $1. 2") Fine French .Gilt. Sets, extreme style, gilt only, - - . $ 1. 2 to $2. 0 each Rivited steel sets, assorted shapes, ?c to $3 0 a set All silk Collar Faggotting, fancy designs, in light and "dark. blue, tan, mode, grey, black, white, pink, dark and medium - brown, never sold less than- 42c, , V Atljc a yard New cross-stitch Embroideries in washable materials, suitable for shirt waist trimmings, in light and dark blue and red and blue embroidered, 1 At 4 fa and 0c a yard Chevrons, Embroidered ; Stars, Eagles, Bars, Shields, in cotton and wool materials At fa to 3 jc each Crochet Rings, Tassels, Soutache Rings,' in black and white, 1 r r y: All sizes All sizes white lace buttons, the imported hand made kind, ; At 10c to 50c a dozen Girdle Foundations, 22 to 28 inches, regularly sold at i?c, .v - " Our price 10c BELTS-In black'.and white, also tan and brown crush leather belts all sizes, . 2 fa each White kid Belts, 22 to 30 jnches, ' 1 ; At 10c each S P E C I A L, N E3 E DLBS -Schleiche' s Gold eyed, Needles, At c a paper COFFgzE CAKE SATURDAY. THEY ARB ALL RIGHT. THE 122 EAST MAIN STREET. $40,000 WANTED. within the next few d-iys In nms of 51,000, ?2,000, $3,500, $4,500 and $14,. 000, for several clients on Waterbpiiry real estate security, all first mortgages, rates of interest from 4 to 6 per cent For ' $aie Several good residences and invest ment properties can now be sectWe4at a bargain and easy tcrms .See , ? , . " William J. Schlegel, Lewis Building. No 65 Bank St J U ' To Change Your Heavy UNDERWEAR. We have received this week a large invoice of the RIGHT KIND, DERBY RIBBED and BALBRIGGAN. ,11 (Worth E, G, Kilduf: 54 Bank ings to RRlp--RKR RADWY'5 j PILLS ) ' V PURELY VEGETABLE J V INGREDIENTS J ach. Soup KructtiqD, BlnlrinE Sotion, 'Dizziness on rUtn. Drtl or. Web before ti 'jfiight. Feror . md Dull Para in tho Baad, fftfllowness of th Skin. PaU in th Side. iCbeet, Ldmba. and Homing in th Flesh. A. t.'ew doaea of Badway'a PlUa will free the eya-l tern of all the above named disorders. 25c. a box. All druggku. or by mail. -RAD WAY & CO.. 66 film St.. New Yor.' ; . TiafriMt nf Ifnnd 'FnlnMta in tna 8 torn- 75c)' Street WEATHER f & Co len's Sprin g Suits If you're looking for a Spring Suit to fit right, you'll find it at S3 East Main street $ We can fit you, fit your taste fit your pocket and make you look fit too. Single and double breasted styles with wide shoulders, snug setting col lars and close lying lapels, in great va riety of fancy mixtures, In all wool cheviots, worsteds and liomespuns and in fast color blacks, Thibets and cla?; worsteds. ; Prices and Terms' to Suit Yea and Your Pocket. The Guarantee Credit Clothing Co, ' . 35 and 3? East Main St . and Phoenix Ave. riday and Saturday we will sell men's Patent Colt Bluch, warranted not ! to crack, Electric $3.50 shoes for n ASK TO SEE THEM, j ."I'-IAl.. X lit i I , I f w M f '- 1 A. - M t if 203 BANK STREET TUTORING. MATHEMATICS OF ANY GRADES AL.33 LANGUAGES. H. S. GULLIVER. M. A. Yal. 61 Walnut fetroot ' F E N m A N SHIP Frof, I-lolley ' Teaches every pupil to writ a fia rapid, business hand, in a course of 1 private lessons and no failure. All kinds of pen work executed la fkM high .'St decree of art. . 167 BANK STREET.'' f Our Stock of Rye Feed would surprise you if yoti could sea it. - It is sweet 'and clean, the proper food for' young pigs. Our CRACKED CORN Is here and we will guarantee it not to heat. We have a nice carload of RED WHEAT, Just right for younff chick8 and pig-, eons. HAY SALT in lanre and small fbags, 'also SALT for table use. ROCK SALT for ice cream. MINERAL SALT and COMPRESSED SALT BRICKS for horses. . - The Plaff Mill Go, SO BENEDICT ST., WATERBURY. 15 N. MAIN ST., NAUGATUCK. Coal ft rders H ttended tol eavo 0 fl L ihem at our office, ir So MaltiS Frank Miller & Co COAL ALSO WOOD AND CHARCOAL. JOHN BYRON, v Tard near Plume & Atwood'a, Jtown office with J. H. Dtvereaat & 25 East Main curves. , $2.50. FEIi.TIESeOEll